Monthly Archives: September 2015

Trip 100 – Wildflower Trip

28th August 2015 Trip Leaders Tony & Stella Weldon

Our group of seven vehicles assembled in Mundaring with trip leaders Tony and Stella Weldon. A leisurely 10am start saw us heading towards our lunch spot at Goomalling. We picnicked beside the disused railway station which was bathed in the bright sunshine which we enjoyed the whole weekend. Arriving at the caravan park in Dalwallinu at 2.30pm gave us plenty of time to set up camp. The Swifts arrived late in the afternoon to complete our party. We all enjoyed a very nice evening...

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Two Potential Overnighter Club Trips?

1/ Martins Tank  in Yalgorup National Park just 105km south of Perth.

For the first time, Yalgorup National Park will have specific sites for caravans and camper trailers, bringing the total number of campsites available to 34. This is double the number of sites that were available previously. The upgrade includes the addition of eight tent camp sites, four larger group camp sites, a camp kitchen, two communal fire pits and two toilets.

 These improved camping facilities will give more opportunity to enjoy the park’s natural...

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The Gap and Natural Bridge – Temporary Closure

The GapThe Gap and Natural Bridge are temporarily closed while new paths and spectacular viewing areas are constructed.

 

A $5.8 million funding package will see this highly-visited attraction completely overhauled with new state-of-the-art viewing platforms and associated facilities. The project is expected to be completed before the summer holiday season.

    Artist's Impressions An extract from Touring WA  - Issue 27...
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Fortescue Falls Karajini NP

Fortescue FallsOne of most popular attractions in Karijini National Park is now easier to get to!

New steps, platforms and handrails at Fortescue Falls allow visitors to safely venture into the gorge, enjoy closer views of the falls, stop for a break or get some great photos.

The 60m of raised platform is part of the Fortescue Falls walk trail. It was made from raw steel, stable and durable, blending with the iron-rich gorge walls. The final phase of the project is due for completion in 2016 but...
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A New Challenge on Offer

Track Care WA Inc. is recognised by the land managers as one of the two peak bodies of 4wding in Western Australia. The other recognised 4wd peak body in 4wding is The WA 4wd Association and together they are in fact the largest 4wd community in Western Australia representing ALL responsible 4wd interests for the purpose of 'sustainable' recreational 4wding. If you are wanting to become more active in the 4WD scene... or to contribute to the Rehabilitation of Historic WA Rangelands Buildings, Sites or Tracks ..then perhaps consider Trackcare for...
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Calling for volunteers for Track Care

Calling for volunteers for Track Care’s major fundraising event of the year!

We have been doing a sausage sizzle at Bunnings Joondalup for two years now and raised well over $3,000. A considerable portion of the money raised has gone to purchasing materials for Rangeland’s projects (as DPaW’s funding has been very seriously reduced). This has meant we have continued with important Rangelands work where otherwise, nothing would have been done.

We need helpers to sizzle those sausages, fill orders and most importantly take the money!   J

The day is...

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News Behind the Meeting September 2015

To the wafting music of dance lessons coming from the other side of the room divider, President Peter opened the meeting..only took about 15mins for the general hubbub and chatter to die down...and then welcomed Tranj our latest visitor.

Peter started on the agenda and with items 1 - 4 involving people who weren’t there ..with apologies...we immediately got to Item No 5 and figured at that rate we’d be finished by 8pm.. talk about supper roster pressure..!

Bruce was called forward to talk about Trackcare and Peter took...

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